Kalamkari fabric, Kalamkari hand printed Fabric, Vegetable Dyed Kalamkari Soft Cotton Fabric, Traditional Kalamkari Fabric Bird and Flower in Maroon, Green on Beige background. Gorgeous fabric for cushion covers, curtains, table runners, dinning sets covers etc. to add delight to contemporary homes.
Kalamkari or Qalamkari is a type of hand-painted or block-printed cotton textile, produced in South India. Artisans use organic means such as vegetable dyes and minerals & salts for Kalamkari . It is hand made cotton fabric for, dresses, tops, crafting, drapery, Home Décor, Outdoor, Quilting, Sewing, General, Upholstery etc. This is 100% cotton Fabric sold by Yard.
Width of the fabric is 46 inches.
Kalamkari is made up of 2 words, ‘kalam’ (meaning pen) and ‘kari’ (meaning to decorate). It is an exquisite ancient craft of painted and printed fabrics.The cotton fabric gets its glossiness by immersing it for an hour in a mixture of myrabalam (resin) and cow milk. Contours and reasons are then drawn with a point in bamboo soaked in a mixture of jagri fermented and water; one by one these are applied, then the vegetable dyes. After each color, the Kalamkari is washed. Thus, each fabric can undergo up to 20 washings. Various effects are obtained by cow dung, seeds, plants and crushed flowers.
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➤ If you purchase more then 1 Yard you will get running length not in pieces.
➤ Please note - There may be some difference in color due to lighting and screen settings.